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Book, Drawings after Ornament and Architecture

This is a Book. It was created by Jean-Robert Ango. We acquired it in 1977. Its medium is red chalk on off-white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Noah Butkin.

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Book, Drawings after Ornament and Architecture; Jean-Robert Ango (French, active in Rome 1759 –1770, d. 1773); red chalk on off-white laid paper; 1977-110-4

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Excavating Design: 18th-century Drawings and Prints from the Permanent Collection.

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